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EMA to Work With Stakeholders to Improve Product Information For EU Medicines

    EMA to Work With Stakeholders to Improve Product Information For EU Medicines

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published an action plan to improve the product information (PI) for EU medicines, an information package for patients and healthcare professionals that accompanies every single medicine authorised in

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Diaceutics Wins at Export Industry Awards

    Diaceutics Wins at Export Industry Awards

Diaceutics, the Irish data insights and solutions company helping patients receive potentially lifesaving medicine through better testing, won the Small & Emerging Exporter of the Year Award at the recent Export

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Biopharma firm Regeneron to create 300 jobs in Limerick

    Biopharma firm Regeneron to create 300 jobs in Limerick

US biopharma company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is to create 300 new jobs in Ireland as part of a new $100 million investment. The company has announced a further expansion of its

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Ireland and the Life Science Industry – 2017

    Ireland and the Life Science Industry – 2017

The Life Science Industry The manufacturing industry in Ireland is now enjoying a renewed period of growth on the back of increased consumer demand in both Irish and overseas markets. This

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Agreement formed to develop and commercialise infectious diseases programme

    Agreement formed to develop and commercialise infectious diseases programme

Visterra and Vir Biotechnology have entered into a research collaboration, exclusive licence and option agreement for the development and commercialisation of select programmes for infectious diseases. The programmes will be

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Plasticell and GSK collaborate to produce hematopoietic cells

    Plasticell and GSK collaborate to produce hematopoietic cells

Plasticell, a biotechnology company specialising in stem cell screening and cell therapy development, has entered into a collaboration with GSK to use its combinatorial stem cell screening technology, CombiCult, to

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CEL-SCI receives new European patent for investigational immunotherapy

    CEL-SCI receives new European patent for investigational immunotherapy

The European Patent Office has issued a new patent to biotechnology company, CEL-SCI, for its lead investigational immunotherapy, which is undergoing a Phase III clinical trial for head and neck

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Synthetic biologists can now create novel vector constructs

    Synthetic biologists can now create novel vector constructs

Double Helix Technologies (Doulix) announced it will collaborate with Agilent Technologies to promote Agilent’s SureVector next-generation cloning kits through Doulix’s web platform. Through this partnership, synthetic biologists will be able to

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GE Healthcare opens its first Eu 3D printing and design centre

    GE Healthcare opens its first Eu 3D printing and design centre

A 3D printed part can combine 20 parts into a single part and improve performance, reducing parts in a manufacturing process could benefit the biomanufacturing industry where processes and equipment

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BBC releases app to help stop future flu pandemics

    BBC releases app to help stop future flu pandemics

If you’ve ever wanted to contribute to a science event that could potentially help save lives then a new app will let you do just that. The BBC Pandemic app

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Ulster Uni invests £2m in new health technology hub

    Ulster Uni invests £2m in new health technology hub

Ulster University is streaming £2 million into a new health technology hub which aims to support the rapid research and development of pioneering healthcare tech. The University hopes the new

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EMA Launch of New EudraVigilance System Moves Forward

    EMA Launch of New EudraVigilance System Moves Forward

On May 22, 2017, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced that its Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee has completed an audit and evaluation of the new EudraVigilance information system for tracking

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Health services disconnected, survey states

    Health services disconnected, survey states

  Almost half of UK citizens say they or someone they know have experienced delays in care due to problems with disconnected patient data, according to new research by data

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Cambridge Consultants develops ‘X-ray vision’ surgery system

    Cambridge Consultants develops ‘X-ray vision’ surgery system

  Product design and  development company Cambridge Consultants is exploring how augmented reality (AR) could potentially be used in surgery to lead to better results for patients. By using Microsoft’s

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New technology could dramatically shorten diagnosis time of stroke patients

    New technology could dramatically shorten diagnosis time of stroke patients

An ambitious collaboration between Brainomix, an emerging British business, and Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s largest drug companies, is poised to expedite and improve treatment of stroke, the second

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Data extraction could lead to faster drugs, study says

    Data extraction could lead to faster drugs, study says

  The results from the asthma arm of the world’s first digitally enhanced Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) have been announced. The Salford Lung Study (SLS) was unique in that it

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Data saves lives, say global informatics experts

#Datasaveslives was the focus of Informatics for Health 2017, Manchester. It was the first time the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) organised the Medical Informatics Europe 2017 conference along

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Intuitive Surgical gets CE mark for robot-assisted device

Intuitive Surgical has bagged a CE mark for the latest product in its da Vinci series of robot-assisted surgical systems. The regulatory nod clears Intuitive Surgical to start selling a

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3D printing for healthcare at Med-Tech Innovation

This year’s Med-Tech Innovation Expo will see 3D printing and additive manufacturing group Stratasys demonstrate how its advanced 3D printing technologies are “transforming the delivery of healthcare across the medical

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United Drug announces €40m investment at headquarters

Pharmaceutical wholesaler United Drug has announced a €40 million investment in technology and innovation at its headquarters at Citywest in Dublin. United Drug works with more than 1,800 pharmacies, hospitals,

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Smart bandages use 5G to tell doctors how a wound is healing

Smart bandages that can detect how a wound is healing and send messages back doctors could be trialled within the next year, says the BBC Swansea University’s Institute of Life

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UK digital health companies generate over £1bn turnover in 2016

A new government report shows that digital health companies in the UK generated a turnover of over £1 billion in 2016. The annual report on medical technology and biopharmaceutical sectors

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NHS Wales to use information management for paediatric diabetes

A new project in Wales will enable all NHS Wales Paediatric Diabetes Units to collect patient information in a consistent

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LSTM reports on a new way of screening potential treatments for TB

Scientists from LSTM’s Research Centre for Drugs and Diagnostics (RCDD) have described in a paper published today in Scientific Reports,

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Sanofi and Voluntis announce digital insulin agreement

Global healthcare company Sanofi and therapeutic companion software company Voluntis have agreed to a collaboration to help improve decision-making and

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A New Parkinson’s Drug from Italy just got FDA Approval!

Newron, an Italian biotech focused on CNS diseases, is on a roll. The latest win? FDA approval of its Parkinson’s

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Merck Accelerator hits new peak of applications

Merck, a leading science and technology company, announced today the new startups participating in its Accelerator programs in Darmstadt, Germany

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French Biotech fails Second Phase II Trial for Cardiovascular Disease

Cerenis therapeutic’s lead candidate CER-001 has failed Phase II for the treatment of patients with post-acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The

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Start-up helping pharmacists enhance training

A start-up company is aiming to help pharmaceutical professionals by helping them communicate through the use of an online educational

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Heart of the matter: Spain’s first artificial heart transplant

A medical team from Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona has successfully performed Spain’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary

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Sheffield Hospitals to lead new virtual surgical centre

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation trust will lead a new virtual specialist surgical centre, designed to tackle complex rare urogenital

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Nokia rebranding Withings’ digital health devices

Mobile communications company Nokia is launching a range of connected health products this summer. The launch will mark the rebranding

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Amarin reports 59% jump in sales for Vascepa drug

Amarin, the Irish biotech that has developed a drug to help reduce very high blood fat levels, saw sales jump

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MyMind app wins NHS award for supporting young persons’ mental health

A mental health app, co-designed by the North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) as well by young people, has won

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Boston Scientific recalls Galway-made Lotus heart devices

Boston Scientific said on Thursday it was recalling a range of heart devices made at its Galway plant, sending the

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Novasep Opens New Bioconjugation Unit in France

  On Feb. 23, 2017, Novasep announced the opening of its new €11-million (approximately $11.64 million) bioconjugation unit in the

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Interfacing the Brain & Machines: Another Step to a Cyborg Future

Controlling robotic prostheses with one’s mind has been a hot topic in research, but making a prothesis ‘talk back’ has been

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Distek, Inc. Releases Eclipse 5300 Automated Dissolution Sampler

Distek, Inc., a leading manufacturer of laboratory testing instruments for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, as well as an experienced

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Innovation for Health launched by University of Surrey

The University of Surrey has launched a new academic programme, aimed to help change the delivery of healthcare in the

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ACIB and GE Healthcare establish cell line engineering collab

The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib) and GE Healthcare are introducing a cell line engineering research collaboration to bring

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Dutch and German Biotechs enter the Clinic with their First Lanthipeptide

Lanthio Pharma has initiated a Phase I clinical trial with its lanthipeptide candidate MOR107, which is being developed as a

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Emory scientists map ‘spiderweb’ of lung cancer proteins to snare new drug targets

Scientists at Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute are on a mission to unlock the mysteries of lung cancer cells that

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DNA computer brings ‘intelligent drugs’ a step closer

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) present a new method that should enable controlled drug delivery into the bloodstream

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British investment firm Arix Bioscience hits £100M IPO target

Arix Biosciences has made good on its promise to raise £100 million ($127 million) in its public offering on the

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Cardiac therapies catalysed by next-gen technology

Strong product pipeline will drive double-digit growth rates in the Western Europe and US markets, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational

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Health monitoring smartphone system readied for FDA approval by Leman Micro Devices

Developer of consumer healthcare products, Leman Micro Devices (LMD) has announced that its Health Sensor & App will be submitted

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SGS expand elemental analysis and testing capabilities

Biopharmaceutical, analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider, SGS has announced that it is expanding its elemental analysis and testing capabilities

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What Happened to the Smart Contact Lens for Diabetics?

Originally projected to be on the market by 2020, excitement about the contact lens to measure glucose levels from Novartis and Google

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Pharmapack Europe Announces 2017 Award Winners

On Feb. 2, 2017 Pharmapack Europe announced the winners of the 2017 Pharmapack Awards. The winners were revealed during the

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Nemaura secures funding for drug delivery system

Biotech company Nemaura Pharma has secured up to £5 million funding from private investors for the development of a hormone

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More than 1,000 patients benefit from high-tech robot

A high-tech robot that helps surgeons perform highly precise and minimally-invasive surgery has been used over 1,000 times at Sheffield

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New biomarkers for bowel cancer treatment

One of Europe’s largest collaborative academic-industry research projects, designed to develop and assess novel approaches for identification of new markers

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